Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach the Leading “Medical Home” for Kids and Teens with Chronic and Complex Conditions

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Miller Children`s & Women`s Hospital Long Beach
Featured speaker:

Divya-Devi Joshi, MD

Chief Medical Officer at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach
Specialties:
  • Oncology & Hematology - Pediatric

Dr. Divya Joshi, Chief Medical Officer, Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach. Dr. Joshi has previous experience in both children and adult hospital and outpatient settings and is board-certified in pediatric hematology/oncology and in pediatric and adolescent medicine. Dr. Joshi strives to continue to create a system of welcoming and supportive care delivered to patients and families in inpatient and outpatient settings.

Podcast Summary

Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach serves as the leading ""medical home"" for kids and teens with chronic and complex conditions. At Miller Children's, there are more than 30 unique types of specialty doctors specifically chosen to treat our patients and work with an expert care team. Some kids need as many as 3-5 different specialty doctors, all to combat one condition. Children are not ""miniature adults"" and need specialized care just for kids that only a children's hospital can provide; by trained pediatric specialists, who are experts at treating multi-system illness in a still developing body.

Divya Joshi, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach, speaks on chronic and complex conditions, children's hospital verse adult and how to properly play an active role in your child's care.